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Remove or relocate cables

Changes to application and design fees

On 16 August 2019, we'll introduce a revised fee structure that includes an upfront application fee, new designs fees, and revised information/conformance services fees for all distribution customer projects. Find out more.

Use this service if you want us to relocate or permanently remove a distribution cable.

How long will it take?

  • 7 weeks to provide you with a quote
  • 10 weeks to remove or relocate once payment is received

What will I need to complete this application?

Electricity connections can be varied and complex. We recommend that a professional electrical consultant or contractor completes this application.

You'll need to the following to submit an application:

How much will it cost?

  • Application fee:
    • $495
    • $2.92 (credit card surcharge 0.59%)

    Total application fee: $497.92

  • Design fee*:
    • Standard - $1,320
    • Detailed - $3,300
    • Complex - $6,600
  • Construction - we will provide you with a quote
  • Cancellation fee - $550

*While the design fee is GST inclusive, the GST exclusive amount will be deducted from the access offer if proceeding, i.e. GST is not refunded.

What more do I need to know?

  • There are some physical clearances that are required between the electricity network and your equipment
  • Sometimes an easement will be required if the cable will be running through private property - we will let you know if this is the case
  • Your cables need to be installed within 0-500mm alignment from the property boundary
  • The minimum depth is 850mm, or 1200mm if in private property
  • Cables out of alignment need physical protection installed

Remove or relocate cables

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes.

Apply here